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Gold Coast Film Festival Kicks Off With Gala Honoring Film & TV Legend Robert Wagner with Hollywood Golden Era Award

Gold Coast Film Festival Kicks Off With Gala Honoring Film & TV Legend Robert Wagner with Hollywood Golden Era Award

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The stars shone over the Gold Coast Arts Center in Great Neck, Long Island as film and television star Robert Wagner was honored with the second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award in recognition of his long, illustrious career…

New York City’s 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade Dazzles with “I AM a Robot” Theme

New York City’s 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade Dazzles with “I AM a Robot” Theme

By Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   The 45th annual, iconic New York City Village Halloween Parade brought out thousands of costumed participants around the theme, “I AM a Robot!” “With artificial intelligences learning, adapting, interpreting and reacting as humans do,…

‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ is Spellbinding Exhibit at New-York Historical Society

‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ is Spellbinding Exhibit at New-York Historical Society

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”, the newly opened exhibit at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library only on view until January 27, is a must-see on so many levels. It isn’t just…

Gatsby-esque Jazz Age Lawn Party is Joyful Escape on Governors Island, New York City’s Island Retreat

Gatsby-esque Jazz Age Lawn Party is Joyful Escape on Governors Island, New York City’s Island Retreat

By Karen Rubin, David Leiberman & Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Flappers and Dapper Dans packed the ferry to Governors Island for the 13th annual Jazz Age Lawn Party, June 16 and 17. Take heart if you missed the…

New York Philharmonic Orchestra Brings ‘Priceless’ Music to Free Summer Concert in Prospect Park

New York Philharmonic Orchestra Brings ‘Priceless’ Music to Free Summer Concert in Prospect Park

By Karen Rubin, Dave E. Leiberman, Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The New York Philharmonic’s 2018 Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, provided a stunning introduction to conductor James Gaffigan, a New York native and…

URBAN POP Exhibit Brings 5 Notable Artists to Gold Coast Arts Center, Great Neck, Long Island

URBAN POP Exhibit Brings 5 Notable Artists to Gold Coast Arts Center, Great Neck, Long Island

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Some of the most illustrious artists of Urban Pop are on view a short distance from the mean streets of the city: The Gold Coast Arts Center has again chosen to showcase graffiti, street…

After 18 Years, Strawberry Fields Plays Its Last Beatles Tribute at BB King Blues Club…But the Beat Goes On

After 18 Years, Strawberry Fields Plays Its Last Beatles Tribute at BB King Blues Club…But the Beat Goes On

By Karen Rubin and David Leiberman, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   After 18 years of playing BB King’s Saturday brunch, Strawberry Fields, one of the most heralded of Beatles tribute bands, played for the last time at the celebrated live-music venue…

All Types of Kinds Wins 2018 Your Big Break Talent Competition at Gold Coast Arts Center, Long Island

All Types of Kinds Wins 2018 Your Big Break Talent Competition at Gold Coast Arts Center, Long Island

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com All Types of Kinds is the 2018 “Your Big Break” Talent competition winner at the Gold Coast Arts Center’s Acoustic Café, organized by the Gold Coast Arts Center, Love Revolution Org, and the Rick Eberle Agency.…

Nassau County Museum of Art Hits Highest Notes with ‘Anything Goes: The Jazz Age’ Exhibit

Nassau County Museum of Art Hits Highest Notes with ‘Anything Goes: The Jazz Age’ Exhibit

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com What is most remarkable about the new exhibit at the Nassau County Museum of Art, “Anything Goes: The Jazz Age” celebrating the Roaring Twenties, is the cross-connections between art, music, literature, design, furniture and…

‘Collective Consciousness’ on View at Gold Coast Arts Center Focuses on Responsibility for Environment

‘Collective Consciousness’ on View at Gold Coast Arts Center Focuses on Responsibility for Environment

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com “Nature has been inspiring artists for centuries, and its beauty has been captured in paintings, sculptures, photographs and a variety of other medium. But some artists take the relationship between art and the environment…

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